The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned

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The Dictionary of Demons starts with a simple premise: names have power. In medieval and Renaissance Europe, it was believed that speaking a demon’s true name could summon it, compel it, and bind it.

Occult scholar Michelle Belanger has compiled the most complete compendium of demonic names available anywhere, using both notorious and obscure sources from the Western grimoiric tradition. Presented alphabetically from Aariel to Zynextyur, more than 1,500 demons are introduced, ...

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Overview

The Dictionary of Demons starts with a simple premise: names have power. In medieval and Renaissance Europe, it was believed that speaking a demon’s true name could summon it, compel it, and bind it.

Occult scholar Michelle Belanger has compiled the most complete compendium of demonic names available anywhere, using both notorious and obscure sources from the Western grimoiric tradition. Presented alphabetically from Aariel to Zynextyur, more than 1,500 demons are introduced, explored, and cross-referenced by theme and elemental or planetary correspondence. This meticulously researched reference work features fascinating short articles on demonology and a wealth of woodcuts, etchings, and paintings depicting demons through the ages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738723068
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 362
  • Sales rank: 122,632
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Michelle Belanger (Ohio) is a popular author best known for her writings on psychic vampirism and the modern vampire subculture. A self-professed energy vampire, she has appeared on the British documentary American Vampires, Peter Anthony Holder’s Soul Call, Coast to Coast, the X-Zone, as well on the History Channel, WE!, and A&E. She has lectured at colleges across the United States and occasionally tours with her Chicago-based dark metal band URN. More information can be found at www.michellebelanger.com and www.twilightpath.com.

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  • Posted December 13, 2011

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    Great Research Source

    I definitely recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn facts about all the different demons. It was wonderfully written and thoroughly researched. I gave this as a gift to a friend who is researching demons for a book they are writing and it was very well received.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 23, 2012

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    Love it!!!!!

    Everything i thought it would be and more! Contains every demon imaginable with excellent discriptions. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to discover a demon they didn't know about or just want to know more about one they do know

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2013

    Very good book, am working on my  screenplay and this book is he

    Very good book, am working on my  screenplay and this book is helping me out a lot.

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